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Town Bans Bottled Water Sales

Posted By admin On May 5, 2010 @ 4:17 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

WCVB [1]
May 5, 2010

The town of Concord has banned the sale of bottled drinking water in town beginning in 2011.

“We only have one planet and I just don’t want to see it spoiled,” said Jean Hill, who introduced the measure at Concord’s Town Meeting.

Hill said that New York, Illinois and Virginia, as well as more than 100 cities, have taken action to cut spending on bottled water.

The measured passed by Concord would allow the sale of refillable containers of water, which could still be sold and delivered in town. Only plastic bottles that companies cannot reuse would be banned.

“Water is something we can get from the faucet. You “We only have one planet and I just don’t want to see it spoiled,” said Jean Hill, who introduced the measure at Concord’s Town Meeting.

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[4] Toronto Bans Bottled Water Sales, but Junk Sodas Remain Legal: http://www.prisonplanet.com/toronto-bans-bottled-water-sales-but-junk-sodas-remain-legal.html

[5] Leeds students ban bottled water: http://www.prisonplanet.com/leeds-students-ban-bottled-water.html

[6] UVA student jailed for possession of bottled water, ice cream: http://www.prisonplanet.com/uva-student-jailed-for-possession-of-bottled-water-ice-cream.html

[7] Bottled Water Found Contaminated with Medications, Fertilizer, Disinfection Chemicals: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bottled-water-found-contaminated-with-medications-fertilizer-disinfection-chemicals.html

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